We’re two whole days into August already,
The answer to the August 2 Wordle, puzzle #409, can be found at the end of this article, or you can simply read on for a few tips, gentle hints, and strategies to help you every day.
Where did Wordle come from?
Former Reddit engineer Josh Wardle came up with the game in 2021 as a private exercise for him and his word game-loving partner. It eventually became a staple of their family
Thousands of people around the globe now play this game each day, and
What’s the best Wordle starting word?
Also, even if you’re attached to your mathematically sound starter, once it’s been the answer on any given day it won’t be the answer again for a few years — so if you happen to get the elusive 1/6 result, celebrate by swapping out your starting five.
What happened to the Wordle archive?
While you could once play
Is Wordle getting harder?
If you’ve been finding Wordle too easy,
Why are there two different Wordle answers some days?
The whole point of Wordle is that everyone’s solving the same puzzle, with the same answer, no matter where you are in the world. However, occasionally the puzzle game will accept two different correct solutions on the same day. This aberration is due to
To make sure you’re always getting the same puzzle as everyone else, refresh your browser before you play — don’t worry, the site will keep your streak.
A subtle hint for the Wordle answer on August 2
Why, we could give you a hint, but that wouldn’t be as much fun, wouldn’t it? *flutters eyelashes from behind a silk fan*
Wordle today is a 5-letter word that begins with…
…the letter C!
Does today’s Wordle word have a double letter?
It does! But it’s non-consecutive — there’s a letter in between the twins today.
Wordle today: What’s the answer?
It’s time to reveal the solution.
Don’t know the meaning of COYLY? It’s not just a different spelling of COILY (which isn’t in the word list, as it happens). If you’re being coy, you’re pretending to be shy, usually in a flirtatious manner, or avoiding disclosing or discussing something — either because you actually don’t want to discuss it, or because you’re trying to get someone to get you to discuss it.
Reporting by Caitlin Welsh, Sam Haysom, Amanda Yeo and Adam Rosenberg contributed to this article.